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In four colors of gold. Straight sides, protruding hinge on cover. Elliptical panels with wreaths & ribbons of garden architecture & flowers on cover & sides are flanked by rosettes in circles. Mark: incised DS with devices in cover & box.

Provenance

1948, Catherine Spencer (Mrs. Albert J.) Beveridge, Beverly Farms, MA; 1948, gift of Mrs. Beveridge to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1948)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge in memory of Delia Spencer Field

late 18th century

Object Place

Switzerland (?)

Dimensions

2.7 x 6.98 x 6.35 cm (1 1/16 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

48.1332

Medium or Technique

Metal; gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Gold